Table of Contents | March 2015

3/1/2015

VOLUME 41, No. 3

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Features

March 2015 cover of State Legislatures magazineA LACK OF INITIATIVE
By Jennie Drage Bowser
Fewer citizen initiatives could make life easier at the Capitol, but at what cost?

THE GREEN AND WINDING ROAD
By Suzanne Weiss
It's been a year since Colorado and Washington legalized recreational marijuana, and not all that was predicted has come to pass—with some surprises along the way.

EDIBLES: FOR EXPERTS ONLY?
By Suzanne Weiss
Products infused with marijuana account for about 40 percent of all sales, but are they safe?

Q&A WITH GROWER TIM CULLEN
By Suzanne Weiss
He began growing marijuana in his basement, and now his stores makes 200 to 300 sales a day.

ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT
By Suzanne Weiss
How can we expect A+ teachers from C- training programs.

THE FINNISH FORMULA
By Suzanne Weiss
Finland—with a robust economy and No. 1 ranking on international student tests—has caught the world's attention.

ON RECORD
Q & A with Sir Ken Robinson, international education leader.

THE FINAL WORD
Phil Berger, North Carolina Senate president pro tem, on his goals, leadership style and grandchildren.

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